Calabasas grad already making impact on world health scene

His company wins business competition


Abraar Karan Courtesy photo

Abraar Karan grew up in Calabasas, but he was born in India and regularly visited family there as a child. The poverty he saw fostered an interest in healthcare that led him to become a doctor.

Today the 28-year-old Karan, a resident of Boston, Mass., may be on the cusp of solving a problem that causes major diseases in poverty-stricken areas around the world: mosquitoes.

Karan, who graduated from Calabasas High School in 2008, is one of the co-founders of Ho...

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